Marshall Dr/Indian Valley School

Marshall Dr/Indian Valley School
City: Walnut Creek
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space
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Sunday, September 09, 2012 @ 9:00 AM

Event Notes:

Two loop hikes in one. A moderate hike of about six miles with an elevation gain of 1000 feet which can be extended to eight miles with an elevation gain of about 1400 feet. The route to Borges Ranch will be via the Ridge Top, Briones to Mt. Diablo, and Borges Ranch trails. After a short rest/snack stop the shorter hike will return via the Borges Ranch, Briones to Mt. Diablo, Coyote Pond, and Indian Creek trails to Marshall Dr. The extended hike will depart from Borges Ranch and head towards Castle Rock via the Borges Ranch, and Shell Ridge Loop trails to the Briones to Mt. Diablo trail, and then follow the aforementioned return route to Marshall Dr. Water, restroom and picnic tables at Borges Ranch. Dogs welcome, off-leash OK on the trails. Nearby trailhead address is 580 Marshall Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598.

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783


Trail Notes:

No facilities at trailhead. Water, restrooms, and covered picnic tables available at Borges Ranch. Dog friendly, off-leash OK on trails.
For map directions, the address of the adjacent Indian Valley School is 580 Marshall Drive.


Directions to Trailhead:

From 680 Northbound exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn Right heading East. At approximately 1 mile turn right onto Homestead Ave. At first left turn onto Marshall Drive and follow to end of road.

From Ygnacio Valley Road westbound pass John Muir Hospital and turn left onto Homestead Ave. At first left turn onto Marshall Drive. and follow to end of road.

TrailHead Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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The trailhead information on this page was last updated Thursday, November 30, 2017.